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  1. power
    HUD Proposal Cuts Protections for Unhoused Trans PeopleIt would allow federally funded, same-sex homeless shelters to make admission determinations based on biological sex.
  2. climate change
    Republican-led States Want Disaster Aid Without Having to Address Climate ChangeAs states ignore climate change — but seek funding to limit its damage — the region is expected to bear the brunt of rising sea levels in the U.S.
  3. trump administration
    Trump HUD Appointee: ‘I Honestly Don’t Care’ About Violating Federal Hatch ActLynne Patton, a former Trump family event planner and current HUD administrator, is surprisingly honest about her Twitter use as a federal appointee.
  4. gaffes
    Ben Carson Confuses a Cookie for a Real-Estate Term He Should KnowIn a tense appearance before the House Financial Services Committee, Carson confused “an REO” for “an Oreo.”
  5. politics
    Ben Carson Is ‘Likely’ to Leave HUD After Trump’s First TermCarson is one of Trump’s more capable secretaries – if capable is defined as scaling back HUD’s mission and surviving ethical scandals.
  6. Ben Carson Wants to Triple Poor People’s RentThe best you can say about the administration’s new public-housing initiative is that no one really expects it to be enacted.
  7. Ben Carson Offers Worst Excuse Ever for Buying Expensive Dining SetActually, a couple of bad ones.
  8. power
    The Housing Department Spent an Obscene Amount on Ben Carson’s Dining Room SetWhile the secretary was busy planning cuts for poor people.
  9. HUD Official Says She Was Demoted for Not Making Ben Carson’s Office Fancier“$5,000 will not even buy a decent chair” could be a mantra for the Trump era in Washington.
  10. the new versailles
    Official Says She Was Demoted for Denying Ben Carson More Than $5,000 in ChairsBen Carson prefers very fancy chairs.
  11. feature
    Is Anybody Home at Ben Carson’s HUD?A long-harbored conservative dream — the “dismantling of the administrative state” — is taking place under Secretary Carson.
  12. Could the Grenfell Tower Disaster Happen in New York?Don’t be complacent: High-rise building failures are never accidents, and contempt for the poor is global.
  13. Trump Puts Event Planner in Charge of New York and New Jersey’s Housing ProgramsLynne Patton doesn’t have any experience in housing policy, but she does have a lot of experience working for the Trump family.
  14. Elizabeth Warren Grilled Ben Carson on Trump Conflicts of InterestShe skillfully put the nominee on the spot about the possibility that Trump might personally benefit from HUD programs.
  15. Turns Out Ben Carson Never Lived in Public HousingSupporters had cited that as a reason he would be a good HUD Secretary.
  16. the national interest
    Ben Carson May Be the Perfect Trump HUD SecretaryIt all depends on what kind of qualifications Trump wants.
  17. Smoking Will Be Banned in Public Housing Across the U.S.The rules are supposed to go in effect in early 2017, though housing agencies will have time to adjust.
  18. pre-fab metaphors
    The Roof Is Falling In on Federal Housing ProgramsHUD, heal thyself!
  19. obits
    Oscar-Winning Actress Patricia Neal Dead At 84Took best actress prize in 1968.